Problem Clears The Table, Name-Checking Peers & Claiming His Place (Video)
It has been nine years since Problem made his breakthrough mixtape, Deal Or No Deal. Approaching a decade, after appearances on albums by Snoop Dogg, E-40, DJ Quik, and Wiz Khalifa, the Compton, California native is still without a studio full-length.
On “50 Shades Of Grey,” Problem speaks up. The video founds the MC isolated in the desert. Speaking candid words, the rapper addresses peers including YG, Wiz Khalifa, and Meek Mill. The onetime Snoop and Quik protege makes it clear that he’s part of the so-called “New West,” even if peers and others are keeping him from the perceived conversation. In this clearing of the table, Problem raps as well as he has in a while, showing and proving while speaking his mind. A man apart from the industry that seems to allude him, this is one veteran MC hungry as he’s ever been, getting real:
More of this is on the Mollywood 3: The Relapse (Side B) mixtape.
Do you think Problem is a conduit to the movement around him?